DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denis Shapovalov of Canada beat American Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-4 on Friday at the Delray Beach Open to earn the second semifinal berth of his career.
The 18-year-old Shapovalov lost only five points on his first serve and was never broken. His opponent Saturday will be the winner of the match late Friday between No. 8-seeded Chung Hyeon of South Korea and American wild-card Frances Tiafoe.
The other semifinal will match American Steve Johnson against Peter Gojowczyk of Germany. Johnson advanced by beating Evgeny Donsoy of Russia 6-1, 6-4, and Gojowczyk defeated American Reilly Opelka 7-6 (5), 6-3.
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